Teoremi is the first Italian performance festival aimed at fighting
discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. It took
place at the Villa Croce Contemporary Art Museum of Genoa, on Thursday
12th, including performances in the city centre and Palazzo Ducale on
Friday 13th, and final party with Hard-Ton (Dj Wawashi) in the museum on
Saturday 14th of June 2014.
The festival included works by
canecapovolto, Tiziana Contino, exvUoto teatro, Kyrahm & Julius
Kaiser, Ruben Montini & Alexander Pohnert, Mona Lisa Tina. Curated
by Giulia Casalini and Roberta Orlando. Collaboration and co-production
CUNTemporary and Archivio Queer Italia.
Performances shown (in order):
Mona Lisa Tina, Io non ho vergogna (Porto Antico) Tiziana Contino, Mimesi/Metessi (Villa Croce) Kyrahm & Julius Kaiser, L'obsolescenza del genere (Villa Croce) exvUoto teatro, Toccata e fuga per coniglio solo (Palazzo Ducale)
Othonos square, Historic Center of Kalamata, GR (21.15h)
Festival Miden is once more ready to fill Kalamata's Historic Center with moving images and colorful ideas, presenting once again a powerful program of contemporary videoart from all over the world, from 3 to 5 of July.
Celebrating its 10 years anniversary, the festival completes a cycle and sets new goals for the future.
In this celebrating event, the festival's audience will have the chance to meet about 250 videoart creations
from all around the globe.
This year the festival will take place for the first time in Othonos square, making a new start srom zero in a new place! Various parallel events, special screenings and tributes will also take place at other locations of the Historic Center of Kalamata (Kallitechniko Steki, dk design studio, Barfly), whileREX Hotel's amphitheatre will host a special retrospective presentation of Festival Miden and a lecture entitled "Unce upon a time there was a festival or Big organizations in the era of crisis" by pioneer Greek media-artist and Professor of Athens School of Fine Arts Manthos Santorineos(3/7). The entrance is free for the public at all events, as always.
Some of the basic thematic axis of this year: "Build your own world", "F for female", "Dance I & ΙΙ", "Loading animation", "Color", "Mind Landscapes", "Still Life", "I never promised you a real garden", "Get Over It". Also, the festival will present a tribute to Greek videoart, a tribute to student works, a midnight program dedicated to love without discriminations and restrictions, focusing especially to the problems and issues of the LGBT community ("LOVE") and a special tribute to the first experimental short movies by famous film directors,
curated by Filmhouse (Kalamata's Film Club).
Invited festivals and curators from abroad this year: Oslo Screen Festival/Norway, Cologne OFF X/Germany, CYLAND platform/Russia and curators Raffaella Barbato/Italy & Kika Nicolela/Brazil.
Festival Miden 2014 is realized with the support of the Municipality of Kalamata, in collaboration with Kalamata's Youth Center, Filmhouse-Kalamata's Film Club and Kallitechniko Steki.